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Alan Bersten

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Dancer Profile
Birth Date 26 May 1994 (1994-05-26) (age 25)
Hometown Minnetonka, Minnesota

Partner(s) 25: Debbie Gibson (12th)
Athletes: Mirai Nagasu (3rd/4th/5th)
27: Alexis Ren (4th)
Juniors: Mentor (1st)
28: Hannah Brown (TBA)
Alan Bersten is a professional dancer and former member of the troupe in Dancing with the Stars.

Biography

Retrieved from abc.com
Born and raised in Minnesota, Alan Bersten started dancing at the young age of seven. Growing up, he became proficient in contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, Bollywood and Broadway. His diverse dances led him to win Youth Championship and Under 21 National Titles.

At the age of eighteen, Bersten was a finalist on season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance and finished in the Top 6 Males. He performed a memorable blindfolded contemporary piece that had never been done on the show. He toured through North America with So You Think You Can Dance, and then joined Burn the Floor for their world tour. After touring the world, he received a recurring role as part of the show choir, Vocal Adrenaline, on season six of Glee.

Bersten has been on five seasons of ABC's Dancing with the Stars as part of the professional troupe, allowing him to showcase his skills as a dancer and a choreographer. During Season 24, he was partnered with celebrity Heather Morris for four weeks due to Maksim Chmerkovskiy's injury; then made his debut as a professional dancer, partnered with singer/songwriter Debbie Gibson on Season 25. Dancing with the Stars: Athletes marked Bersten's second time as a pro on the show, and he has been on tour with Dancing with the Stars: Live! five times.

Dancing with the Stars 25

Alan was partnered with Debbie Gibson. They placed 12th.

Scores

Dancing with the Stars: Athletes

Alan was partnered with Mirai Nagasu. They placed joint 3rd/4th/5th.

Scores

1 Score was given by guest judge Rashad Jennings.
2 Score was given by guest judge David Ross.

Dancing with the Stars 27

Alan was partnered with Alexis Ren. They placed 4th.

Scores

Performances

Dancing with the Stars: Juniors

Alan was the mentor of JT Church and his partner Sky Brown. They placed 1st.

Scores

Week # Dance/Song Judges' scores Result
Chmerkovskiy Rippon Moore
1 Salsa / "Light It Up" 8 7 7 Safe
2 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Just Dance" 7 8 7 Safe
3 Contemporary / "How Far I'll Go" 8 8 8 Safe
4 Jive / "Little Shop of Horrors" 9 8 9 Safe
5 Samba / "The Greatest" 8 7 8 Safe
6 Foxtrot / "Unconditionally" 9 10 10 Safe
7 Charleston / "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody" 9 9 9 Safe
8 Argentine Tango / "Thunder" 10 10 9 No elimination
Jive & Foxtrot (Fusion) / "369" 10 9 9
9 Salsa / "Light It Up" 10 10 10 Winner
Freestyle / "Underneath the Tree" 10 10 10

Dancing with the Stars 28

Alan was partnered with Hannah Brown. They placed TBA.

Scores

1 Score was given by guest judge Leah Remini.

Performances

Trivia

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